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Growing support in Germany

Friday, November 2, 2007

60 oaks for Göttingen (Germany) On October 6th 2007, stundents of the Georg-Christoph-Lichtenberg Gesamtschule (IGS) Göttingen planted 60 oaks. Students collect for climate protection Students of the Aldinger Grund- und Hauptschule collected 4000 Euros for the UNEP's internati...

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Plant-for-the-Planet

Friday, October 5, 2007

So far 72 schools have joined the Plant-for-the-Planet Initiative in Germany. All of them doing forestation projects. Many other schools will plant trees within the next weeks. Another highly welcome development is the official support for the students through the ministries for education of the...

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Youth plant at the Tunza International Youth Conference

Friday, September 21, 2007

130 young participants of the Tunza International Youth Conference in Leverkusen, Germany met for a tree planting event on their last day of the conference in the Edith-Weide street in Leverkusen nearby a forest. As part of the "Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign" they planted...

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A success story: The student initiative Plant-for-the-Planet

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Toyota is one of the leading automotive manufacturers promoting environmental responsibility, not only by producing hybrid cars but also by their engagement in environmental projects. With a network of 630 dealers in Germany, Toyota will help to spread the idea of the student network Plant-for-the-P...

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Green News from Plant-for-the-Planet

Thursday, July 19, 2007

More than 50 schools from Germany participate – they have planted more than 10.000 trees. Others have donated: 2600 Euro altogether, which means that we planted 2600 trees more. Many people got involved with the initiative and helped to make all that happen. With all our efforts, we have green...

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June 2007: A sustainable goodbye gesture at the Albert-Einstein-Gymnasium in Munich

Saturday, June 16, 2007

Before they finally leave school, the Geographie students greened their campus together with their teacher Edwin Busl.

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June 2007: The Plant-for-the-Planet Team introduces itself

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

10px; margin-right: 10px; margin-left: 10px; width: 201px; height: 152px;" />The result: Our goal is it to make 350 schools join by the end of 2007. If 30 people per school get involved with the idea of Plant-for-the-Planet, we have planted trees in the brains of 10.000 people. If each of th...

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June 2007: Plant-for-the-Planet at the Protestant Churchday in Cologne

Monday, June 11, 2007

Additionally Christa Volles and her class of the Konrad-Adenauer-Gymnasium in Langenfeld/Germany surveyed the Churchday visitors on the issue of climate change. In autumn the students will plant more than 3000 trees near Cologne.  

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Rooting for Plant-for-the-Planet

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Besides schools, other organisations, like Connecting Youth or local Global Marshall Plan groups support Plant-for-the-Planet. Many, who were not able to take action themselves, donated money over the last weeks. A specialised forestry organisation will plant the first 1,500 trees in the next month....

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May 2007: The Herzog-Ernst-Gymnasium in Ülzen/Germany places first in the Plant-for-the-Planet Ranking

Sunday, May 13, 2007

A little insight in lots of work dedicated to our climate and our future

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May 2007: The Hulda-Pangkok Gesamtschule introduces itself:

Friday, May 11, 2007

Each year the students of the 8th grade plants trees together with the organisation "Wald am Rhein" in the former meadow landscape at the Rhine in Düsseldorf. 120 students take the spade and dibble around 300 plants. Until today 2607 trees were planted, financed by donations of compan...

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Plant-for-the-Planet strikes more roots

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

Only one month has past since our campaign started: 30 schools participate, more than 10,000 trees were pledged and 8,000 were planted. Also the media watches at Plant-for-the-Planet with interest. The radio station Deutschlandfunk broadcasted a report about the initiative, the daily papers write...

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April 2007: The Ringeisen Gymnasium joins Plant-for-the-Planet

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

On Thursday, 12th April at 8.00 am the English Course Form 12 of the Ringeisen-Gymnasium in Ursberg met to plant 900 trees. Dressed in the 'Plant-For-The Planet' T-shirt and, of course, rubber boots, we marched to the forest called 'Herrgottsruh' which belongs to the Franciscan Siste...

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April 2007: The ecological primary school Longkamp plants 38 trees.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Not only did the kids enjoy getting to know nature first hand, but they also helped to save our climate and green our planet. Well done!

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March 2007: Hands-on-Packing Session

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Students of the Gymnasium Tutzing and the Munich International School sent one million flyers to 7,000 schools in Germany and launched this website. Everyone concerned about our climate can dedicate a pledge for a tree and later tto plant trees to a certain school and a certain classroom.

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March 2007: The ground breaking for a better future

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Host was the Munich International School (MIS). Guest speaker, like Theodore Oben, head of the UNEP's kids- and youth section, and Prof. Dr. Seiler from the Institut for meteorology and climate science sticked up together with the initiators for the reforestation actions. Afterwards they plan...

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March 2007: That's how it works:

Monday, March 12, 2007

Students of the 5th and 6th grade of the school in Wolfenbüttel collected 400 Euro last year to realise a forestation project. With their teacher Reinhard Faudt they planted 500 local fruit trees. If you want to do a forestation project at your school as well, Mr. Faudt can give you some valuab...

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